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Wilfried Vandaele installed as Speaker of the Flemish Parliament

Wilfried Vandaele (Flemish nationalist) has been officially installed as the Speaker of the Flemish Parliament during a short ceremony on Saturday. Filip Dewinter (one of the longest serving Flemish MP's) of far-right Vlaams Belang introduced Wilfried Vandaele and invited him to take the stage for a short opening speech. Vandaele said he had mixed feelings, but that he was honoured anyway. He succeeds fellow N-VA MP Kris Van Dijck, who had to step down amidst allegations of fraud.